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Can i get a picture of a linux desktop?

By IH8PunkRock
Jun 27, 2006
  1. i wanna know what it looks like. is it any better than windows?
     
  2. Sharkfood

    Sharkfood TS Guru Posts: 1,198

    What Linux desktop?

    Linux isn't like Windows where you only have one style of GUI to choose from. With Linux, you have a plethora of customizable desktop and XWindow managers to choose from.

    Some popular ones:
    GNOME:
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/gnome.jpg

    Enlightenment:
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/enl-dfree.jpg

    WindowMaker:
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/wmaker-matt.jpg

    Fluxbox:
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/fluxbox-question.png

    AEWM:
    http://www.red-bean.com/~decklin/software/aewm/

    AfterStep (modeled after NextStep):
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/afterstep-rawg.jpg

    FVWM:
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/fvwm-matt.gif

    CDE:
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/dtwm-lally.gif

    OLWM (modeled after OpenLook):
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/olvwm-coyote.gif

    AMIWM (modeled after Amiga's Workbench):
    http://xwinman.org/screenshots/amiwm-csuxg.jpg

    etc.etc.etc.

    You can run one or more window managers/desktops.. even multiple at once and switch between them. There are literally hundreds to choose from and they are almost totally configurable PER user.
     
  3. confused001

    confused001 TS Rookie Posts: 142

    Hello,
    What makes an operating system "cool" is the programs that are in it.
    What also is "cool" about an os is the power that it has.
    If you want a different look on your old windows, then you can download a theme, or a theme changer, look it up in google.
     
  4. AMDIsTheBest010

    AMDIsTheBest010 TS Rookie Posts: 546

  5. AMDIsTheBest010

    AMDIsTheBest010 TS Rookie Posts: 546

    I agree 100% with you
     
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